Boston –(Dec. 15, 2000)– Boris FX announced that Boris Graffiti Ltd. will be
bundled with Canopus’ DVStorm and DVRexRT Professional real-time
non-linear editing solutions. Boris Graffiti Ltd. will give Canopus users true
creative freedom by allowing complex titling effects and animation to be
created easily and efficiently directly within the DVStorm and DVRexRT
Professional non-linear editing systems. In addition to Boris Graffiti Ltd., Boris
Factory will be offered as part of the overall bundle. Boris Factory delivers 100
special effects for professional desktop effects creation.

“We are excited to offer Graffiti’s title effects tools in conjunction with
Canopus’ superior NLE systems,” said Boris Yamnitsky, president and
founder of Boris FX. “This product alliance is a great way to increase our
outreach with the digital video community and at the same time make their
development process more efficient by giving them the power to create titling
effects and animation sequences directly within Canopus’ NLEs.”

“Boris Graffiti is an excellent complement to DVStorm and DVRexRT
Professional,” said Hiro Yamada, Canopus president and CEO. “Combining
the advanced titling effects found in Graffiti with the high performance of our
video editing solutions, creates a powerful, highly-productive video editing and
titling environment.”

DVStorm is a powerful and cost-effective NLE solution for videographers. It
delivers render-free, real-time digital video editing, DV and analog (S-Video
and Composite video) input and output, MPEG output for DVD and Web
streaming, plus a complete suite of digital video production tools.

DVRexRT Professional is a full-featured, professional-level NLE solution that
boasts extensive real-time capabilities and a comprehensive set of editing and
effects tools to provide video professionals with a complete NLE solution in
one package. The DVRexRT Professional delivers the features required by
video professionals to capture and blend DV and high-end analog footage.
With its component video I/O, balanced audio I/O and RS-422 analog deck
control, DVRexRT Professional allows capture of professional-level analog
material without compromising quality. DVRexRT Professional includes
real-time editing, MPEG encoding, DVD authoring, soundtrack creation,
Internet streaming tools and a professional 19″ rack-mount breakout box that
brings the connectors to a convenient location making it easy to integrate the
DVRexRT Professional into existing editing studios.

Boris Graffiti Ltd. is a 2D title animation tool based on the powerful text and
animation engine found in Boris RED. Boris Graffiti Ltd. provides true creative
freedom for editors by allowing complex titling effects and animation to be
created easily.

DVStorm supports single- and dual-processor systems running Windows 98,
2000, NT 4.0 or ME and is now available from Canopus and authorized
distributors, VARs and mail-order suppliers for a suggested retail price of
$1799. DVStorm includes StormBay, a breakout box that moves the DV and
analog connections to the front of the PC for easy plug-and-play operation.

DVRexRT Professional supports single- and dual-processor systems running
Windows 2000 or NT 4.0 and is now available from Canopus and authorized
distributors, VARs and mail-order suppliers for a suggested retail price of
$4599.

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